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Why does my spinal column feel bruised?

Why does my spinal column feel bruised?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes of back pain that feels like it is up and down the spinal column. A detailed exam and perhaps an MRI will usually determine the cause. Potential causes can include multi level degenerative disc disease, muscle spasm, or multiple level facet arthritis thy to name a few. There are also inflammatory conditions that affect the spine such as ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

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Why does my spinal column snap and pop from top to bottom since being in a car accident. I also have shaking in my arms and legs.

Why does my spinal column snap and pop from top to bottom since being in a car accident. I also have  shaking in my arms and legs.

See a back surgeon: You need to be examined, undergo imaging studies and have a detailed evaluation both diagnostically and therapeutically. Please do this soon. ...Read more

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A 49 to 48 years old women, she say's that her vertebral column, and or spinal column hurts. Why does this happen, and what are the treatments?

A 49 to 48 years old women, she say's that her vertebral column, and or spinal column hurts. Why does this happen, and what are the treatments?

Spine pain: This can be many things: arthritis, a herniated vertebral disc, nerve compression, simple muscle strain, tumor, etc. Baseline xrays are needed to really narrow the diagnosis down. ...Read more

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Can height gain be possible after 18 for a female by changing diet and sleeping well with high HGH levels ? How can I lengthen my spinal column?

Can height gain be possible after 18 for a female by changing diet and sleeping well with high HGH levels ? How can I lengthen my spinal column?

If no growth last yr: An 18 yr old is not growing taller if her growth plates have fused. If not fused, she may grow a tiny bit (pediatrician's growth chart for her can tell if growth has stopped). To look taller, one can choose properly designed clothing ; shoes, and have good posture. Vitamins, supplements, "special" foods, extra exercise, etc... Will not make her taller if she already closed her growth plates. ...Read more

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Why is impossible to repair a spinal column.?

Why is impossible to repair a spinal column.?

Mild confusion: The spinal column, the bone and soft tissue segmented column that surrounds/supports/protects the spinal cord, can be repaired. The bundle of nerves that make up the spinal cord, that structure that causes paralysis when injured, cannot be repaired. Why it is so is a bit of a mystery. ...Read more

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My spinal column has burning like sensation. My mid to lower spinal column has indented severely in last few years. What can be the causes?

Degeneration: Your description of the indenting suggests possible deformity, such as scoliosis. This can occur with degeneration of the spine (disks, joints are arthritic). The pain may also be coming from this process. You may wish to see a spinal specialist. ...Read more

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Sciatica caused by narrowing of spinal column treatment?

Sciatica caused by narrowing of spinal column treatment?

Spinal stenosis: Develop an exercise regimen to include walking for 15 min on flat surface, stretching , learning muscle toning isometrics for the paraspinous muscles and abdominal muscles, . Short course on non steroidal antinflamatories, slow but steady weight reduction . ...Read more